1. INTRODUCTION
Vertical Recruitment Solutions Limited (“The Company/We”) is registered as a data controller with the Office of the Information Commissioner. For details of the Company’s registration visit http://www.dpr.gov.uk. We will use our best efforts to ensure that the personal information submitted by you to us is kept private and confidential and is used only for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. By entering and using this web site you consent to us processing personal information as explained in this Privacy Policy.

2. INFORMATION ABOUT VISITORS (“GENERAL INFORMATION”)
Unless you have indicated your objection when disclosing your details to us, our system will issue cookies to your computer when you log on to the site. Cookies are small amounts of information regarding your browsing habits (“General Information”) which we store on your computer. Cookies make it easier for you to log on to and use the site during future visits. They also allow us to monitor website traffic and to personalise the content of the site for you. You may have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer you may be able to modify your browser settings to decline all cookies, or to notify you each time a cookie is tendered and permit you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis. If you choose to decline cookies, however, that may hinder performance and negatively impact your experience on the web site. For specific details about how to configure your browser you should refer to its supplier or manufacturer. We may share General Information with group companies of the Company and our website consultants from time to time in order to help us develop this website.

3. INFORMATION ABOUT YOU SPECIFICALLY (“SPECIFIC INFORMATION”)
When you register we collect specific personal information about you such as your name, address, email address, date of birth and various details about your career to date and career aspirations. We do not use this Specific Information to collect further information about you.

4. CURRICULUM VITAES (“CVs”)
4.1 You have the option of submitting to us your CV. .
The information contained in your CV will be transferred from the web site on to the computer system of Vertical Recruitment Solutions Limited. Information contained in your CV will not be materially changed although it may be summarised in order to facilitate the provision by us to you of a job seeking service.
4.2 The information contained in your CV may also be used for the administrative, market research and promotional purposes of the Company.

5. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
5.1 The information you provide to us will be held on our computers in the UK and the US and may be accessed by or given to our staff working outside the UK and third parties including companies within the Vertical Recruitment Solutions Limited who act for us for the purposes set out in this policy or for other purposes approved by you. Those parties process information and provide support services on our behalf. We may also pass aggregate information on the usage of our site to third parties but this will not include information that can be used to identify you.
5.2 We may also pass your information to prospective third party employers but we will use our best efforts to ensure that information that will identify you is not submitted to any third party employer until and unless we have received authorisation from you by telephone, by email, or by meeting you, to do so.
5.3 If our business enters into a joint venture with or is sold to or merged with another business entity, your information may be disclosed to our new business partners or owners.
5.4 Countries outside the European Economic Area do not always have strong data protection laws. However, we will always take steps to ensure that your information is used by third parties in accordance with this policy.
5.5 Unless required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.

6. UPDATES
We do our best to ensure that all information held relating to you is kept up-to-date, accurate and complete. In this regard, We also rely on you to notify Us if your information requires updating or deleting. We will respond to requests from you to update or delete your information in an efficient and timely manner.

7. QUERIES
If You have any questions or comments about our Privacy Policy, please contact us on www.vertical-recruitment.co.uk and we will endeavour to respond as soon as possible.

8. COOKIES
8.1 What is a cookie?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently remembering your preferences, and generally improve your web site experience. They can also help to ensure that
adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.
We can split cookies into 4 main categories:
Category 1: strictly necessary cookies
Category 2: performance cookies
Category 3: functionality cookies
Category 4: targeting cookies or advertising cookies
8.2 Category 1 – Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like register for job alerts, cannot be provided. Please be aware our site uses this type of cookie
8.3 Category 2 – Performance cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.
8.4 Category 3 – Functionality cookies
These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name and password) and provide enhanced, more personal features.
These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect
may be anonymous and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. By using our website and online services, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.
8.5 Category 4 – targeting cookies or advertising cookies
These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisations. We do have links to other web sites and once you access another site through a link that we have provided it is the responsibility of that site to provide information as to how they use cookies on the respective site.
8.6 Cookies in use on the website
When you visit our website you may find cookies that aren’t related to Vertical Recruitment Solutions Limited. For example if one of our pages contains embedded content, e.g. a video from YouTube, or you chose to share our content using social networking sites e.g. Twitter or Facebook, you may be sent cookies from these sites. We don’t control these cookies and recommend that if you are concerned you check these websites for more information about their cookies and how you can manage them. The cookies we have permitted on our website help us better understand your uses of our website
and help us to continuously improve our service to you.